The global award in photography and sustainability

Fabrice Monteiro

Approximately 40000 Ha of forest disapear every year in Senegal and approximately 4 million tons of wooden is consumed every year for the domestic cooking. Besides the fact that several community basic infrastructures have not access to electricity and that the access rate of homes to electricity is only of 16 % in countrysides, the huge consumption of coal is also due to the traditional habits; This too strong pressure on the wooden resource create deforestation, soil erosion and desertification.